Jeffrey Zimmerman, PhD

Jeffrey Zimmerman, PhD

Bay Area Family Therapy
21760 Stevens Creek Blvd., #102
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 257-6882
www.Baftta.com
Fax: (408)257-0689
Contact you by phone
Wheelchair accessible

CREDENTIALS/DISCIPLINE: Psychologist, Narrative Therapist, Former Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Board Certified:  No

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Number of years treating patients with eating disorders: 10+ years

Number of patients with eating disorders you treat annually: 1-5

EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERTISE: Experience working in a teaching hospital as a faculty member. Written and have given workshops on Narrative Therapy and Eating Disorders.

TREATMENT PHILOSOPHY:

Narrative therapy-work with the individual and family to increase presence in the world and take charge directly of own life (including food) and preferences.

I think it is possible to recover from an eating disorder and define recovery as increased entitlement to things, decreased experience of evaluation, decreased isolation. Mostly setting own direction for eating and body management.

LANGUAGES: English

POPULATIONS SERVED: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Couples, Ethnic Minorities, Families, Females, GLBT, Males, Seniors

CONDITIONS TREATED: Affective Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Bulimia Nervosa, Co-Morbidity, NOS (Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Overeater, Overweight

TREATMENT APPROACHESCouples Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy, Narrative therapy

TREATMENT SETTINGS: Outpatient, Phone Counseling, Experienced in working as part of a treatment team.

FEES: Cash, Personal Checks